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New Year's Day

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Top New Year's Day Articles

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  • NBC No. 1 in Annual Ratings for First Time Since 2004

    As the networks prepare for the start of the new TV season next week, NBC took another victory lap on Tuesday as it celebrated its first primetime victory in the 18-49 demo for a full television year in a decade. The Peacock, which had won the September-...
  • Made in America fest adds $144,000 to Grand Park events coffers

    Made in America fest adds $144,000 to Grand Park events coffers
    The recent Made in America Festival, the first big pop concert in Grand Park, generated $144,000 in rental income that will be funneled into increasing regular programming in the downtown park. It’s up to the Music Center, which has a contract...
  • Breakfast with Ina Pinkney

    Breakfast with Ina Pinkney
    For a retiree, Ina Pinkney doesn't sit around much. Pinkney recently closed her beloved breakfast/lunch spot, Ina's, going out with a grand finale on New Year's Eve, capping a restaurant career that spanned 22 years in three Chicago locations. In the...
  • Kaley Cuoco gushes over new husband at People's Choice Awards

    Kaley Cuoco gushes over new husband at People's Choice Awards
    Kaley Cuoco is seriously sweet on her new husband, Ryan Sweeting, thanking him profusely in her People's Choice Awards acceptance speech. Upon receiving the award for comedic TV actress, "The Big Bang Theory" star, 28, kissed her groom before proceeding...
  • New 'Bocuse' menu wins

    New 'Bocuse' menu wins
    "Bocuse d'Or," the latest menu from the ever-changing Next restaurant, takes its inspiration from the biennial culinary competition named for the visionary Paul Bocuse. But the restaurant's tribute is as much to Bocuse the chef as it is to Bocuse the...
  • A fresh take on punch

    A fresh take on punch
    Start the New Year off right — stir up a new punch. Not the Everclear-powered punches of your college days. Not the cloying pastel creations of wedding showers past. Instead, take a cue from the savvy mix masters using fresh flavors —...
  • Save the Tables 2013: Your table is reserved for New Year's Eve

    Save the Tables 2013: Your table is reserved for New Year's Eve
    New Year's Eve is just six days away. Do you have your dinner reservations yet? If not, I've got a few extras. More than 130, actually. As I've done for the last 13 years (and 18 of the last 20), I've made reservations, in my name, at restaurants...
  • Outsmarting a hangover

    Outsmarting a hangover
    In anticipation of a New Year's Day spent huddled on the couch resolving never to drink again, several products promise relief from the pain, if not the self-loathing, of the dreaded hangover. Are they worth your dollars? In short: "Save your money,"...
  • Phil Vettel recommends: New Year's Day brunch

    Phil Vettel recommends: New Year's Day brunch
    I admit to an irrational fondness for New Year's Day pajama brunches. The idea of showing up for brunch in one's pjs has a certain quirky charm, and when the entire dining room, including staffers, is doing the same — let's just say that one year at...
  • Wine pairing: What to drink with scallops

    Wine pairing: What to drink with scallops
    Why do so many cultures dine on fish for dinner on New Year's Eve? Some say because fish prefigure prosperity (their scales resemble coins and they travel in multitudes called schools); also that they swim in a forward direction. Scallops and caviar aren'...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Outside-the-box finger foods for New Year's Eve

    Easy dinner recipes: Outside-the-box finger foods for New Year's Eve
    If you're staying in for New Year's Eve, you're going to need some finger food. It's a time to mingle with friends, sip a cocktail and snack rather than sit down for a full meal. We have more than 75 recipes for quick and easy finger foods for your...